Umbrella Project’s Sara Keats and José Samuel Clair served as dramaturgs on Seattle Public Theatre’s production of The Call, open May 17–June 9. They interviewed director Annie Lareau and assistant director Shermona Mitchell about adoption, parenthood, the process of bringing the play to life, and what resonates with them about this work. This conversation has […]
This is Part 2 of this interview. Read Part 1 here. 42 Things You Should Know About My Dad Sara Keats: Tell me about the next upcoming project. What’s it called? What’s it about? Roland Carette-Meyers: It’s called “42 Things You Should Know About My Dad”. ‘Cause we like long titles. That’s our title aesthetic. […]
Director of dramaturgy Sara Keats spoke to writer-performer duo Claire Koleske and Roland Carette-Meyers about their first collaboration, “Ways in Which We’ve Failed to Manage Our Anxiety” and their upcoming show, “42 Things You Need to Know About My Day.” The conversation spanned mental health, fatherhood and developing new work together in Seattle. Writing Partners […]
I marry my new play work with circus as a circus dramaturg. I love to see and make theatrically adventurous, physically ambitious, intimate, inquisitive, deeply honest plays about outsiders, searchers, and always about the human connection.
We are so excited to announce the addition of four fantastic people to the Umbrella Project family. They each bring unique experiences and expertise to our organization, and we’re so happy they’ve decided to help us further the lives of new plays in Seattle and beyond. Marita Phelps Director of Operations Marita Phelps is a […]